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Teachers accused of submitting ‘implausibly high' predicted grades

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Nearly 40% of teachers' estimates for pupils were adjusted down by at least one grade
England's exam regulator has accused teachers of submitting ‘implausibly high' A-Level predictions, which meant it was forced into downgrading thousands of results.
Nearly 40% of teachers' estimates for pupils were adjusted down by one grade or more as results day descended into chaos yesterday, with students complaining they had been let down by the system and experts warning poorer pupils will be impacted hardest.
But the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation said that although the vast...
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Ofqual Blames Teachers For A-Level Results Day Chaos

Ofqual Blames Teachers For A-Level Results Day Chaos

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

England's exam regulator said it was forced to downgrade thousands of A-level results owing to “implausibly high” predictions submitted by teachers. A-level results day descended in chaos as 39.1% of teachers' estimates for pupils in England were adjusted down by one grade or more, according to data from the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation. The downgrades - amounting to some 280,000 entries - were enacted as the nation's education officials grappled with the vexing issue of how to determine results in a year in which exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. The...
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Exams regulator defends downgrading A Levels saying teachers predicted 'implausibly high' results

Exams regulator defends downgrading A Levels saying teachers predicted 'implausibly high' results

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

The UK exam regulator has accused teachers in England of submitting "implausibly high" A Level predictions, which meant it was forced to downgrade thousands of grades.
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